On This Day

Famous People Born in 1978 (Part 3)

Birthdays 401 - 600 of 807

  • Jun 24 Luis García, Spanish footballer
  • Jun 25 Aftab Shivdasani, Bollywood actor (Mast), born in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
  • Jun 25 Layla El, English dancer, model and 2006 WWE Diva Search winner, born in London
  • Jun 25 Luke Scott, American baseball player (Tampa Bay Rays), born in DeLeon Springs, Florida
  • Jun 26 Alex Dana, French singer (L5's singer), born in Marseille, France
  • Jun 27 Lolly [Anna Shantha Kumble], British singer (Viva la Radio), born in Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, England
  • Jun 29 Sam Farrar, Australian-American bassist (Phantom Planet), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jun 29 Nicole Scherzinger, American singer (Pussycat Dolls), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Jun 29 Luke Kirby, Canadian American actor (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel), born in Hamilton, Ontario
  • Jun 30 Owen Lafave, ex-husband of Debra Lafave
  • Jun 30 Ben Cousins, Australian Football League player
  • Jul 2 Jüri Ratas, Estonian politician
  • Jul 4 Tatyana Jecmenica, Serbian tennis star (1995 Futures-Novi Sad), born in Novi Sad, Serbia
  • Jul 4 Emile Mpenza, Belgian footballer, born in Zellik, Belgium
  • Jul 4 Vicky Kaya, Greek supermodel and actress, born in Athens, Greece
  • Jul 4 Stephen McNally, British singer and songwriter (BBMak, 10 Reasons to Live), born in Liverpool, United Kingdom

  • Jul 4 Becki Newton, American actress, born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • Jul 6 Tamera Mowry, American twin actress (Sister, sister), born in Gelnhausen, West Germany
  • Jul 6 Tia Mowry, American twin actress (Sister, sister), born in Gelnhausen, West Germany
  • Jul 6 Kevin Senio, New Zealand rugby player, born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • Jul 7 Misia [Misaki Itō], Japanese singer (Mother Father Brother Sister), born in Omura, Japan
  • Jul 9 Linda Park, Korean-born American actress (Stra Trek: Enterprise), born in Seoul, South Korea
  • Jul 9 Mark Medlock, German pop singer (Now Or Never), born in Frankfurt, Germany
  • Jul 10 Jesse Lacey, American musician (Brand New)
  • Jul 12 Claire Chitham, New Zealand actress
  • Jul 12 Topher Grace, American actor
  • Jul 12 Michelle Rodriguez, American actress
  • Jul 12 Mélanie De Biasio, Belgian jazz singer (A Stomach Is Burning), born in Charleroi, Belgium
  • Jul 13 Ryan Ludwick, American baseball player
  • Jul 15 Miguel Olivo, Dominican baseball player
  • Jul 17 Ricardo Arona, Brazilian mixed martial artist, born in Niterói, Brazil
  • Jul 17 Mike Hettinga, American professional wrestler, born in San Bernardino, California
  • Jul 17 Émilie Simon, French singer, born in Montpellier, France
  • Jul 17 Katharine Towne, American actress, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 18 Shane Horgan, Irish rugby player
  • Jul 18 Ben Sheets, American baseball player

  • Jul 18 Mélissa Theuriau, French newscaster
  • Jul 18 Verónica Romeo [Sotoca], Spanish pop singer, born in Elche, Spain
  • Jul 20 Charlie Korsmo, actor (Dick Tracy, What About Bob)
  • Jul 20 Jen Grubb, Elk Hart Indiana, soccer defender (Olympics 1996)
  • Jul 20 Elliott Yamin, American Idol contestant
  • Jul 20 Pavel Datsyuk, Russian ice hockey player
  • Jul 20 Tamsyn Lewis, Australian athlete
  • Jul 20 Will Solomon, American basketball player
  • Jul 21 Damian Marley, Jamaican musician, born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • Jul 21 Justin Bartha, American actor (National Treasure films), born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Jul 21 Gary Teale, Scottish football player and coach, born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Jul 21 Josh Hartnett, American actor and movie producer, born in St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Jul 21 Kyoko Iwasaki, Japanese swimmer (Olympic gold 200m breaststroke 1992), born in Numazu, Japan
  • Jul 22 Dennis Rommedahl, Danish footballer
  • Jul 22 A. J. Cook, Canadian actress
  • Jul 22 Martyn Lee, English radio presenter
  • Jul 22 Runako Morton, West Indian cricketer, (d. 2012)
  • Jul 23 Stuart Elliott, Northern Irish footballer
  • Jul 23 Stefanie Sun, Singaporean singer
  • Jul 24 Andy Irons, American surfer (ASP World Champion 2002-04), born in Kauai, Hawaii (d. 2010)
  • Jul 25 Louise Brown, English woman who was the first person to be born through in vitro fertilization, born in Oldham, England
  • Jul 25 Gerard Warren, American football player, born in Lake City, Florida
  • Jul 28 Hitomi Yaida, Japanese singer-songwriter and guitarist, born in Toyonaka, Osaka
  • Jul 28 Luka Udjbinac, Croatian jazz musician, born in Zagreb, Croatia
  • Jul 31 Will Champion, English musician (drummer for Coldplay), born in Southampton, England
  • Jul 31 Zeta Makripoulia, Greek actress, model and TV presenter
  • Jul 31 Justin Wilson, English auto racer (International Formula 3000 C'ship; Champ Car Series 4 wins), born in Sheffield, South Yorkshire (d. 2015)
  • Jul 31 Zac Brown, American musician (Zac Brown Band), born in Dahlonega, Georgia
  • Aug 1 Dhani Harrison, British musician (Brainwashed), born in Windsor, Berkshire
  • Aug 1 Edgerrin James, American football player (Indianapolis Colts), born in Immokalee, Florida
  • Aug 1 Andy Blignaut, Zimbabwean cricketer, born in Salisbury, Rhodesia
  • Aug 2 Goran Gavrančić, Serbian footballer, born in Belgrade, Serbia
  • Aug 2 Matt Guerrier, American baseball player, born in Shaker Heights, Ohio
  • Aug 3 Mariusz Jop, Polish footballer, born in Ostrowiec Świętokrzyski, Poland
  • Aug 4 Kurt Busch, American race car driver
  • Aug 5 Kristin Link, American diver (Olympics 1996), born in Fairfax, Virginia
  • Aug 5 Lorrie Fair, soccer defender (Olympics 1996), born in Los Altos, California
  • Aug 5 Kim Gevaert, Belgian sprinter, born in Leuven, Belgium
  • Aug 5 Nektaria Karantzi, Greek singer (Byzantine Chant)
  • Aug 6 Marisa Miller, American model
  • Aug 7 Alexandre Aja, French director, born in Paris, France
  • Aug 7 Jamey Jasta [James Shanahan], American metal singer (Hatebreed), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • Aug 7 Vanness Wu, Taiwanese-American singer (F4, Kangta & Vanness), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Aug 7 Cirroc Lofton, American actor, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 8 Alan Maybury, Irish footballer
  • Aug 8 Louis Saha, French footballer
  • Aug 8 Miho Shiraishi, Japanese actress
  • Aug 8 Countess Vaughn, American actress and singer
  • Aug 10 Daniel Allsopp, Australian footballer
  • Aug 10 Chris Read, English cricketer and captain of Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club, born in Paignton, England
  • Aug 11 Jermain Taylor, American boxer
  • Aug 11 Amber Brkich, American reality television personality
  • Aug 12 Hayley Wickenheiser, ice hockey forward (Canada, Olympics 1998)
  • Aug 12 Chris Chambers, American football player, born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Aug 13 Benjani Mwaruwari, Zimbabwean footballer, born in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

  • Aug 14 Anastasios Kyriakos, Greek footballer, born in Giannouli, Greece
  • Aug 14 Kate Ritchie, Australian actress, born in Goulburn, Australia
  • Aug 15 Tim Foreman, American bassist (Switchfoot - The Beautiful Letdown), born in Lake Arrowhead, California
  • Aug 15 Stavros Tziortziopoulos, Greek footballer
  • Aug 15 Lilia Podkopayeva, Ukrainian gymnast (World Champion 1995, Olympic Gold 1996), born in Donetsk, Ukrainian SSR
  • Aug 15 Kerri Walsh, American beach volleyball player (Olympic gold 2004, 08, 12), born in Santa Clara, California
  • Aug 16 Eddie Gill, American basketball player, born in Aurora, Colorado
  • Aug 16 Fu Mingxia, Chinese diver (Olympic gold women's 10m platform 1992, 96; 3m springboard 1996, 2000), born in Wuhan, China
  • Aug 17 Vibeke Stene, Norwegian singer (Tristania), born in Sokndal, Norway
  • Aug 18 Andy Samberg, American comedian and actor (Brooklyn Nine-Nine), born in Berkeley, California
  • Aug 19 Chris Capuano, American baseball player (Pitcher), born in West Springfield, Massachusetts
  • Aug 20 Sanna Lankosaari, Finnish ice hockey right wing (Finland, Olympics 1998), born in Kemi, Finland
  • Aug 21 Reuben Droughns, American football player, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Aug 21 Jason Marquis, American baseball pitcher, born in Manhasset, NY
  • Aug 21 Alan Lee, Irish footballer, born in Galway, Ireland
  • Aug 21 Lee Gronkiewicz, American baseball player, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 22 Jeff Stinco, Canadian musician (Simple Plan), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Aug 22 James Corden, British actor, comedian and television host (The Late Late Show with James Corden), born in Hillingdon, London

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Aug 23 Kobe Bryant, American basketball guard (NBA champion 2000–02, 09-10; NBA MVP 2008; 18 x NBA All Star; LA Lakers; Olympic gold 2008,12), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2020)

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  • Aug 23 Julian Casablancas, American musician, born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 24 Rafael Furcal, Dominican baseball player, born in Loma de Cabrera, Dominican Republic
  • Aug 25 Kel Mitchell, American actor
  • Aug 26 Raja Kashif, Pakistani singer and songwriter, born in Isleworth, Hounslow, England
  • Aug 28 Jess Margera, American drummer (CKY), born in West Chester, Pennsylvania
  • Aug 28 Shaniqua [Linda Miles], American wrestling valet, born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Aug 29 Celestine Babayaro, Nigerian footballer, born in Kaduna, Nigeria
  • Aug 30 Cliff Lee, American baseball player, born in Benton, Arkansas
  • Aug 31 Philippe Christanval, French footballer
  • Aug 31 Phina Oruche, British actress
  • Sep 1 Max Vieri, Australian soccer player

  • Sep 1 Lucie Blackman, English murder victim (d. 2000)
  • Sep 2 Matthew Watkins, Welsh rugby union centre (18 caps; Newport, Llanelli Scarlets), born in Newport, Wales (d. 2020)
  • Sep 3 John Curtis, English footballer, born in Nuneaton, England
  • Sep 3 Paul Moor, English ten-pin bowler, born in Kingston-upon-Hull, England
  • Sep 3 Michal Rozsival, Czech ice hockey player, born in Vlašim, Czechoslovakia
  • Sep 3 Nick Wechsler, American actor (Roswell), born in Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Sep 3 Valfar, Norwegian heavy metal vocalist/musician (Windir), born in Sogndal, Norway (d. 2004)
  • Sep 4 Christian Walz, Swedish artist, born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Sep 4 Wes Bentley, American actor, born in Jonesboro, Arkansas
  • Sep 5 Laura Bertram, Canadian actress (Trance Gemini-Andromeda), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Sep 5 Chris Jack, New Zealand rugby union footballer (All Blacks), born in Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Sep 5 Zhang Zhong, Chinese-Singaporean chess player, born in Chongqing, China
  • Sep 5 Sylvester Joseph, West Indian cricketer, born in New Winthorpes, Antigua
  • Sep 6 Natalia Cigliuti, Uruguayan-American actress (Lindsay-Saved By Bell: New Class), born in Montevideo, Uruguay
  • Sep 6 Cisco Adler, American singer and record producer, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 6 Alex Escobar, Venezuelan baseball player, born in Valencia, Carabobo, Venezuela
  • Sep 6 Mathew Horne, English actor (Gavin & Stacey), born in Nottingham, England
  • Sep 6 Tony Thaxton, American drummer (Motion City Soundtrack), born in Mechanicsville, Virginia
  • Sep 7 G[eneral] A[ustin], American rapper (Another Bad Creation), born in Columbus, Georgia
  • Sep 7 Erwin Koen, Dutch footballer, born in Den Helder, Netherlands
  • Sep 8 Gerard Autet, Spanish footballer, born in Manlleu, Spain
  • Sep 8 Gil Meche, American baseball player, born in Lafayette, Louisiana
  • Sep 9 Kurt Ainsworth, American baseball pitcher, born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • Sep 9 Shane Battier, American basketball player, born in Birmingham, Michigan
  • Sep 9 Mariano Puerta, Argentine tennis player, born in San Francisco, Argentina
  • Sep 11 Dejan Stanković, Serbian footballer (Serbia National Team captain), born in Belgrade, Serbia
  • Sep 11 Ed Reed, American football player (Baltimore Ravens), born in St. Rose, Louisiana
  • Sep 11 Ben Lee, Australian musician and actor (The Rage in Placid Lake), born in Sydney, Australia
  • Sep 12 Elisabetta Canalis, Italian model and actress, born in Sassari, Italy
  • Sep 12 Ben McKenzie, American actor (Gotham), born in Austin, Texas

  • Sep 12 Michael Paget, Welsh guitarist (Bullet for My Valentine), born in Bridgend, South Wales
  • Sep 12 Ruben Studdard, American singer (American Idol, I Need An Angel), born in Frankfurt, Germany
  • Sep 13 Megan Henning, American actress (I Know Who Killed Me), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Sep 13 Darren Kenton, English footballer (Norwich City), born in Wandsworth, England
  • Sep 13 Swizz Beatz [Kasseem Dean], American rapper and record producer (Full Surface Records), born in NYC, New York
  • Sep 14 Carmen Kass, Estonian model (estimated to have been the second-highest-paid model in the world in 2002), born in Talinn, Estonia
  • Sep 14 Danielle Peck, American country music singer (Findin' a Good Man), born in Jacksonville, North Carolina
  • Sep 14 Ben Cohen, English rugby union footballer, born in Northampton, Northamptonshire, England
  • Sep 14 Ron DeSantis, American politician, Governor of Florida (2019-), Rep-D-Florida (2013-18), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Sep 15 Eiður Guðjohnsen, Icelandic footballer
  • Sep 16 Dan Dickau, American basketball player, born in Portland, Oregon
  • Sep 16 Matthew Rogers, American TV host and country singer, born in Arcadia, California
  • Sep 16 Nick Cordero, Canadian Broadway actor (Bullets Over Broadway), born in Hamilton, Canada (d. 2020)
  • Sep 17 Shawn Horcoff, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Sep 18 Shelly Moore, Miss Teen USA (Tennessee, 1997), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Sep 18 Augustine Simo, Cameroonian footballer, born in Bangangté, Cameroon
  • Sep 18 Pilar López de Ayala, Spanish actress (Juana la Loca), born in Madrid, Spain
  • Sep 19 Michelle Alves, Brazilian supermodel, born in Londrina, Paraná, Brazil
  • Sep 19 Nick Johnson, American baseball player, born in Tempe, Arizona
  • Sep 19 Nigel Mitchell, English TV presenter (Quizmania and Capital Disney), born in Kingston Upon Thames, England
  • Sep 20 Sophie Simard, Lars Germany, swimmer (Olympics 1996)
  • Sep 20 Patrizio Buanne, Austrian-Italian singer and guitarist, born in Vienna, Austria
  • Sep 20 Sarit Hadad [Sarah Hudadatov], Israeli pop and Mizrahi singer, born in Afula, Israel
  • Sep 20 T.J. Tucker, American baseball player
  • Sep 20 Dante Hall, American football player
  • Sep 21 Doug Howlett, New Zealand rugby union footballer, born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Sep 22 Ed Joyce, Irish-English cricketer
  • Sep 22 Harry Kewell, Australian soccer player
  • Sep 23 Worm Miller, American filmmaker
  • Sep 23 Keri Lynn Pratt, American actress

  • Sep 24 Tarek Saab, American TV show contestant (The Apprentice), born in New Bedford, Massachusetts
  • Sep 24 Wietse van Alten, Dutch archer, born in Zaandam, Netherlands
  • Sep 25 Laura Nicholls, Canadian 50m swimmer (Olympics 1996), born in Kitchener, Ontario
  • Sep 25 Roudolphe Douala, Cameroonian footballer, born in Douala, Cameroon
  • Sep 25 Ricardo Gardner, Jamaican footballer, born in St. Andrew Parish, Jamaica
  • Sep 25 Jodie Kidd, English model, born in Guildford, United Kingdom
  • Sep 25 Joel Pineiro, Puerto Rican baseball player, born in Río Piedras, Puerto Rico
  • Sep 26 Robert Kipkoech Cheruiyot, Kenyan long-distance runner, born in Kapsabet, Kenya
  • Sep 27 Brad Arnold, American singer (3 Doors Down - "Kryptonite"), born in Escatawpa, Mississippi
  • Sep 27 Jon Rauch, American baseball player
  • Sep 28 Marzena Godecki, actress (Ocean Girl)
  • Sep 28 Bushido [Anis Ferchichi], German rapper, born in Bonn, West Germany
  • Sep 29 Gunner McGrath, American guitarist (Much the Same)
  • Sep 29 Kurt Nilsen, Norwegian singer
  • Sep 30 Candice Michelle, American female wrestler
  • Oct 1 Andrew JC Jackson, Australian surf lifesaver
  • Oct 1 Leticia Cline, American model and TV Personality
  • Oct 2 Ayumi Hamasaki, Japanese singer
  • Oct 3 Gerald Asamoah, German soccer forward (43 caps; Schalke 04 279 games, 44 goals), born in Mampong, Ghana